Head of Strategy at LeapFrog Investments; Previously: Entrepreneur, McKinsey
Phyl is an Unreasonable Mentor. Phyl has participated in 5 programs, including mentoring virtually in Fall 2020 Programs, and has advised over 64 Unreasonable companies.
Phyl currently leads LeapFrog’s Strategy function. LeapFrog is a profit-with-purpose impact investor in Africa and Asia managing $1.6bn of funds.
Before joining LeapFrog, Phyl was the Founder and CEO of Tiggly, an early-education company that pioneered the integration of physical play with digital applications, to provide a rich and interactive learning experience for children. Here he oversaw all strategic aspects of the business including product development, business strategy, fundraising and marketing. Tiggly received backing from VCs and strategic investors, including leading toy manufacturer Haba. He grew the company’s reach to over 30 countries and established partnerships with word class brands including Apple, Sesame Street and Target.
Earlier, Phyl gained experience working as a Business Analyst at McKinsey and Company.
Phyl holds an MBA (Honours) from Harvard Business School, a Master in Public Administration in International Development (MPA/ID) from Harvard Kennedy School, and a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Melbourne.